Logo, MacQueen's Quinterly
Listed at Duotrope
MacQueen’s Quinterly: Knock-your-socks-off Art and Literature
Issue 8: 12 June 2021
By Clare MacQueen

Editor’s Choice Award: Issue 8


The ECA was selected from a list of 16 finalists, which in turn were chosen from a total of 101 works that appear in MacQ-8. A world of thanks to everyone who sent me so many wonderful pieces to consider!


A tip of the hat (plus a small cash prize of $100 USD) to Douglas Cole for this fiction with flashes of Conradian menace:

Paradise Now


And my other finalist faves, listed in alpha order by last name of contributor:

A tie between Metaphorically Speaking [prose poem] and Untitled [5] [acrylic painting] by Claire Bateman

Clapping Like Mad [micro-fiction] by Roberta Beary

Swallowtails [poem, lineated] by Kika Dorsey

The Irish Guest at the Wedding in Krakow [prose poem] by Linda Nemec Foster

Squirm [flash fiction] by Robert Scotellaro

A Friend From School [flash fiction] by Garrett Stack

Three Entangled Abstracts by Ann Knickerbocker [prosimetra, ekphrastic] by Charles D. Tarlton, with visual artworks by Ann Knickerbocker

Title VII [haibun] by Alison Woolpert

Women in Black [poem, lineated, ekphrastic] by Jonathan Yungkans

Links to previous Editor’s Choice Awards:

ECA: Issue 7

ECA: Issue 6

ECA: Issue 5

ECA: Issue 4

ECA: Issue 3

ECA: Issue 2

ECA: Issue 1

Copyright © 2019-2024 by MacQueen’s Quinterly and by those whose works appear here.
Logo and website designed and built by Clare MacQueen; copyrighted © 2019-2024.
⚡   Please report broken links to: MacQuinterly [at] gmail [dot] com   ⚡

At MacQ, we take your privacy seriously. We do not collect, sell, rent, or exchange your name and email address, or any other information about you, to third parties for marketing purposes. When you contact us, we will use your name and email address only in order to respond to your questions, comments, etc.